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after a suspected u.s. drone strike kills the head of the pakistan taliban and the u.s. ambassador is going to islamabad. the trouble gunman accused of opening fire at lax and killing a tsa worker and they told him after they shot him he acted alone. and a traditional form of fighting hundreds of years old is in danger of getting knocked out by modern martial arts. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie, more than four months after egypt military coup the trial of the first freely elected president is underway and p.m. was over thrown on july 3 and held in a secret location until today. no pictures showing morsi in court have come out. he arrived earlier at a police academy in cairo for the start of his trial. these are live pictures of protesters outside the court building. morsi is charged with insightment to commit murder. supporters say the trial is political and claim it's part of the military crack down on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leaders are also going on trial today. john kerry visited on sunday and urged the military government to
at los angeles international airport. an u.s. drone strike kills the leader of a pakistani taliban. and the prime minister of iraq asks president obama for more help in ending violence in his country. ♪ >> there are still plenty of questions after a shooting at one of the nation's busiest airports. it happened near a security check point. terminal three at los angeles international airport, one tsa agent was killed, three others were wounded. the gunman was taken into custody after a shootout. officers. the investigators say they don't think anyone else was involved. >> we believe at this point that there was a loan shooter, that he acted at least right now, he was the only person armed in this incident. >> brian rooney joins us live from los angeles international airport. brian, good to see you. if you would, bring us up to speed for the very latest. >> reporter: the airport, tony, is still mostly shutdown. occasionally a flight lands but there is none taking off. i think a passenger just passed me. there was a stream of passengers coming by on the rode way going into the airpor
right, miguel. thank you. >>> to pakistan now, a country on high alert as the taliban vows revenge and mobilizes to nominate a new leader. this after a u.s. drone attack took out their leader there on friday. he was responsible for the deaths of thousands in pakistan and has been linked to one of the deadliest attacks on the cia. let's get to nbc for the latest. who was this man and how are pakistanis reacting to news of the drone attack? >> there's been widespread anger among pakistanis, not just on the streets but also from political leaders. the prime minister's office said it would be reviewing its relationship with the united states. they're angry because the government had been trying to enter into peace talks with the taliban. he was one of america's most wanted, feared for his ruthless and daring attacks. he was the leader of the pakistani taliban. the group's attacks killed thousands of pakistanis but he also targeted americans, believed to have been behind the failed car bombing in times square in 2010. and he was linked to one of the deadliest attacks against the cia. he
>> welcome back everyone to al jazeera america. a zone strike has killed the leader of the taliban in pakistan. we had a bounty on his head. here is the report. >> reporter: we are told that the attack took place in th vere to the border. he's said to have been riding in a vehicle. he was accompanied by one of his uncles, and close aid and a driver. he was said to be getting out when up to four missiles struck that particular compound. he was reportedly killed there. the taliban are now admitting it. the funeral will be held at 10 gmt tomorrow, which is saturday. again, the confirmation is coming in, and this may prove to be a game changer. >> iraq took center stage at the white house this afternoon. president obama met with iraqi prime minister nouria nourial n. tell us again. swat purpose here? >> reporter: let's move that to the present tense. the president is meeting with iraqi prime minister nouri al maliki. they're at the conclusion of that meeting, and we'll worn you that we're going to be seeing video of that meeting in short order here. this comes at a crucial time. he met
in country. we were out on patrol. we got surrounded by about 45 members of the taliban. there were 15 of us. so they had us by about three to one. he was part of the qrf that showed up and jumped into my fox hole and killed two taliban fighters, who if he hadn't been there, would have shot me and killed me. he's been my best friend since. >> so you leave and want to make sure he can go. you realize you have to go. why? what happened after this incident and after matt left? >> after he left, i found out that my name was added in the taliban kill list in gazni province. for that reason i was transferred to kabul. at that time, i thought afghanistan is not safe anymore for us and i have to leave afghanistan. and what zeller when he was leaving afghanistan, he promised me that he will save my life and he will get me to united states and he did. now i'm in the united states and i'm safe. >> matt, why did it take four years? >> well, the state department sat on his application for two of them. and for the first two, quite honestly, janis is that brave of a guy. he figured afghanistan was his coun
there say the u.s. saab tajjed peace talks with insurgents by killing a taliban leader friday in a drone strike. the death of the man came a day before government clerics planned to send a formal invitation to the taliban regarding peace talks. >>> back on solid ground this morning. experienced skydivers had a harrowing ordeal saturday night just as they were about to jump. >> reporter: nine skydivers and two pilots are very lucky to be alive this morning following an accident in the skies above northern wisconsin saturday night. >> as skydivers, we live for the excitement. but tonight was a little bit over the top. >> reporter: two small planes, both cessnas, collided at 12,000 feet, just as the skydivers were set to make their jumps. >> the trail plane came over the top, hit the lead plane. >> reporter: but with their chutes already on, the skydivers quickly bailed. >> you hear this tremendous loud bang. you see the wing come off. you see it on fire. and it's, you know, right there. >> reporter: the pilot in the more seriously damaged plane managed to grab an emergency chute and escape
this morning about a u.s. drone strike that killed the leader of the pakistani taliban. what do we know at this point? >> reporter: ma sued, he was the leader of the pakistani taliban that killed many people. it's believed he was killed by a u.s. drone strike and this is something of a vendetta attack from the u.s. intelligence because mussad was believed to be responsible for organizing an attack against the cia in 2009 in afghanistan and a sending a man, the bomber who failed to detonate a car bomb in new york's times square in 2010. >>> richard, thanks so much for that. >>> new revelations emerging this morning from a criminal trial in london where formal journalists are accused of hacking phones to get the scoop on prince william and kate middleton back when they were dating. prosecutors say a string of stories in the now defunct tabloid "news of the world" came from listening to private voice mail messages. the defendants have denied the charges against them. >>> the u.s. isn't showing any leniency toward edward snowden after he pleaded for international help and asking for the u.s
who was targeted by the taliban after he saved an american soldier's life? he is finally in the united states. he arrived at reagan national airport after a 36-hour trip out of afghanistan. he charged into enemy fire to help dakota myer rescue an fighter. he was finally granted a visa last month and now he'll live in the united states with his wife and two children. and they say they're so grateful to have their kids go to american schools. they've been hiding in afghanistan for the past couple months. >> he just made it in under the deadline. >> that's right. >> heather is dressed in red. somebody else has red today. i wonder why. >> that's right. since 1918, the boston red sox have taken home the world series at home for the first time in almost 100 years. >> so you saw the elation for the first time they won in 100 years and then they won again a couple years later. compare this, elisabeth, for you personally, to the other two years. >> you know what's fantastic about this? boss continue had a rough year. since the marathon on patriot's day, certainly a city that suffered and the na
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